Vegetables

High tunnel production well suited for root crops

Carrots, beets, radishes, turnips and parsnips are popular cool-season root crops for high tunnel production and marketing in West Virginia. According to Lewis W. Jett, commercial horticulture Exte... more

Could robots replace honeybees as pollinators?

The world’s honeybee population is in a steep decline that science has, so far, been unable to reverse. Some scientists are working on solutions to the culpri... more

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NatureFresh Farms builds new distribution center

NatureFresh Farms has broken ground on a new 106,000-square-foot distribution center in Leamington, Ontario, Canada. Set to be located next to Natur... more »

Low tunnels show good results for strawberries

June-bearing (short-day) strawberries are a high-value crop, but their brief harvest season severely limits the window of opportunity for making a pro... more »

FMC fungicide receives California approval for chemigation applications

Rhyme fungicide from FMC, registered for a range of specialty crops throughout the U.S., received approval from the California Department of Pesticide... more »

Timing can help transplant production overcome challenges

Before diving too deeply into a transplant production plan, it is important to know which crops perform well when transplanted. Some crops perform bet... more »

BPIA changes name, expands membership

The Biological Products Industry Alliance (BPIA), formerly the BioPesticide Industry Alliance, is the new name of the U.S.-based trade association rep... more »

Willowood introduces pyraclostrobin fungicide

Willowood Pyrac 2EC is now available from Willowood. The new introduction is a broad-spectrum fungicide that contains pyraclostrobin, the active ingre... more »

Christ Orchard to host Illinois Summer Horticulture Field Day

Kurt and Connie Christ, owners of Christ Orchard in Elmwood, Illinois, will welcome you to their farm June 8 for the 2017 Summer Horticultural Field D... more »

Mid-Columbia Ag Research Center names director

Steve Castagnoli, horticulturist and expert in tree fruit production, is the new director of Oregon State University's Mid-Columbia Agricultural Rese... more »

WG, New Mexico Chile Association form partnership

The New Mexico Chile Association (NMCA) and Western Growers (WG) have established a strategic collaboration between their respective associations. The... more »

Time strawberry alarm clock for post-apple bloom

Growers who time their strawberries to bloom just after apples do can reap a better harvest, according to new research. When apple trees blossom, t... more »


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